Posted about 1 year ago
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Serve as an application-focused expert who creates possibilities, solves problems, and establishes strategic relationships with customers. The Red Hat Sales team is looking for a Senior Specialist Solutions Architect to join us in the Kansas City area, MO. In this role, you will support customers in our Southwest region. You'll need to have a balance of technical expertise in Java, passion for modern application development, and of understanding of challenges faced by enterprise application developers. You will help our customers overcome these challenges by using Red Hat's technologies, including Red Hat OpenShift and Red Hat Middleware, and by adopting modern development practices like DevOps, microservices, and continuous integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD). As a Senior Specialist Solutions Architect, you'll also need to have excellent communication and people skills because you'll be a key part of the first impression our customers have with Red Hat. Successful applicants must reside in a state where Red Hat is registered to do business.
Primary job responsibilities
Discover and analyze customer business and technical problems and connect them with the appropriate Red Hat's solutions that align with customer-specific needs
Create enterprise solutions that increase business value using Red Hat OpenShift and the Red Hat Middleware portfolio
Develop and conduct live demonstrations and educate prospective customers on the capabilities of Red Hat's solutions
Guide and assist with proofs of concepts, workshops, and seminars
Collaborate with product teams and the Product Engineering, Professional Services, and Sales teams to ensure excellent customer experience with our offerings and solutions
Demonstrate expertise by speaking to user groups and at select conferences; share knowledge with your team members in order to allow them to learn from your work
5+ years of experience with enterprise application architecture and development; experience working in sales is a plus
Previous Container-as-a-Service (CaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) experience using Red Hat OpenShift, Pivotal Cloud Foundry (PCF), Docker EE, Mesosphere, IBM Bluemix, or a similar technology
Practical experience with Java development technologies like Spring Boot, WildFly Swarm, or JEE technologies like Red Hat JBoss Enterprise Application Platform (JBoss EAP), Oracle WebLogic Server, or IBM WebSphere
Familiarity with Java development frameworks like Spring, Netflix OSS, Eclipse Vert.x, or Play and other technologies like Node.js, Ruby, PHP, Go, or .NET development
Experience with application build automation tools like Apache Maven, Jenkins, and Git
Excellent communication and presentation skills; record of developing relationships at technical, management, and executive levels
Willingness to travel up to 50%
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